Requires Photography

Finger ring

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 30–175


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. West, tomb W 179, right hand main burial

Dimensions

1.6 x 0.32 cm (5/8 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-586

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Rings

A ring with a circular bezel showing scored parallel lines. It was found on the right hand of the main burial. The burial chamber was unplundered.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 179, right hand main burial. February, 1922: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition